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Sun Country Airlines Holdings, Inc. files registration statement for proposed initial public offering

Sun County Airlines is going public. The company issued this statement:

Sun Country Airlines Holdings, Inc. (Sun Country Airlines) has announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. Sun Country Airlines intends to list its common stock on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “SNCY.”

Barclays, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank Securities will serve as joint lead bookrunners, and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and Nomura will serve as joint bookrunners for the offering. Apollo Global Securities will serve as a co-manager. The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the offering, when available, may be obtained from Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by telephone at 888-603-5847, or by email at Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014 or Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attn: Prospectus Department, 60 Wall Street, New York, New York 10005, telephone: 800-503-4611 or email: prospectus.cpdg@db.com.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

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Sun Country Airlines announces 16 new routes

Sun Country Airlines has announced the addition of 16 nonstop flights, adding nine airports to its growing network. The expansion includes nine nonstop routes from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), two new nonstop routes from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and one additional nonstop route from San Antonio International Airport (SAT), Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and Bradley International Airport (BDL).

The airline welcomes Bradley International Airport (BDL), John Wayne Airport (SNA), George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), Glacier Park International Airport (FCA), Fairbanks International Airport (FAI), Jackson Hole Airport (JAC), Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to its growing network.

In addition to the new routes, Sun Country also announced it is extending its current schedule through December 14, 2021. Sun Country customers now have access to more than 50 travel destinations and booking flexibility as they plan new travel and re-schedule any postponed vacations due to COVID-19 precautions.

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Sun Country Airlines is reducing its flight schedule due to the coronavirus

Sun Country Airlines is trimming its schedule due to decreased travel demand caused by the spread of the coronavirus.

The airline will drop three routes from Portland, Oregon to Honolulu, Las Vegas and San Francisco.

Beginning in April, Sun Country will also reduce the number of flights from its Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) hub and Los Angeles, Seattle/Tacoma, San Francisco, San Diego, Phoenix, Chicago-O’Hare, Mazatlán and Puerto Vallarta.

In May, the airline will reduce its schedule from MSP to Anchorage, Boston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Las Vegas, Newark and Fort Myers.

In May the airline will also end early its seasonal route between MSP and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

The airline hopes to restore full service in June.

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Sun Country Airlines to fly 10 Boeing 737-800Fs for Amazon, adds Vancouver

Sun Country Airlines has signed a a six-year deal with Amazon to operate 10 Boeing 737-800F freighters for Amazon Prime starting next spring.

The first delivery will be in April 2020.

Previously Amazon announced a partnership with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) to lease an additional fifteen Boeing 737-800 cargo aircraft. These fifteen aircraft will be in addition to the five Boeing 737-800s already leased from GECAS and announced earlier this year. The aircraft will fly in the United States out of the more than 20 air gateways in the Amazon Air network.

In other news, Sun Country is adding the Minneapolis/St. Paul – Vancouver route:

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Sun Country adds 12 new routes and four new destinations

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Sun Country Airlines has announced it has extended its schedule through August 24, 2020.

The carrier is adding 12 new routes and 4 new destinations, including Bozeman, Portland (Maine), Cleveland, and Baltimore.

New destinations from MSP: Bozeman, Portland (ME), Cleveland, and Baltimore.

New routes from MSN: Seattle, Nashville, Portland (OR), Boston and New York City via Newark.

New routes from DFW: Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, and Costa Rica.

Top Copyright Photo: Sun Country Airlines Boeing 737-8KN WL N833SY (msn 40244) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 946670.

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Sun Country Airlines to add two new routes from Gulfport/Biloxi

Sun Country Airlines Boeing 737-83N WL N831SY (msn 28249) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 946714.

Sun Country Airlines is adding two new seasonal routes to Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) this month from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, Florida.

The new seasonal service to Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) will include:

  • Nonstop service to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
    • Service starts July 19, 2019
    • Operates 2x/week on Monday and Friday
  • Nonstop service to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)
    • Service starts July 19, 2019
    • Operates 2x/week on Monday and Friday

Top Copyright Photo: Sun Country Airlines Boeing 737-83N WL N831SY (msn 28249) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 946714.

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Sun Country Airlines announces new service from Providence to Punta Cana

Sun Country Airlines has announced new seasonal nonstop service from T.F. Green Airport (PVD) to Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ).

The announcement was made by Sun Country Airlines at T.F. Green Airport alongside RIAC President and CEO Iftikhar Ahmad, Warwick Mayor Joseph J. Solomon, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza, House Majority Leader K. Joseph Shekarchi, Senate Majority Leader Michael McCaffrey, Providence City Council President Sabina Matos, Secretary of Commerce Stefan Pryor and RIAC Board Chairman Jonathan N. Savage.

The new seasonal service to Punta Cana will begin on November 16 and initially operate once weekly on Saturdays. Service will move to twice weekly on December 25, operating on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Sun Country Airlines announced in January that they would begin service at T.F. Green Airport this year. The airline launched seasonal nonstop service to Nashville and Minneapolis/St. Paul in April, with connection opportunities to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Anchorage, Alaska and Denver. Nonstop service to New Orleans and Las Vegas will begin in September.

Sun Country Airlines to add six new seasonal routes

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Sun Country Airlines has announced the addition of six new seasonal routes to their fall schedule. Sun Country will bring more passengers to Las Vegas with new service from Providence, Rhode Island, St. Louis, San Antonio and Redmond, Oregon. The additions also include service from Portland, Oregon to San Diego, and from Providence, Rhode Island to New Orleans.

This route expansion adds Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM) to Sun Country’s network, bringing the airline to a total of 54 airports. The airline first added new routes beyond its home base of Minneapolis/St. Paul in June 2018, bringing on service from Dallas-Fort Worth, Madison, Wisconsin, Portland, Oregon and St. Louis, which brought the network at the time from 53 to 64 nonstop routes. Nashville, Tennessee was added in August 2018, Providence, Rhode Island was added in January 2019, and the airline now operates a total of 95 routes, which marks a more than 80 percent growth in routes since June 2018.

The full list of new seasonal routes includes:

From Redmond (RDM)

  • Nonstop service to McCarran International Airport (LAS) with connections to Dallas-Ft. Worth, Minneapolis and Providence.
    • Service starts September 5, 2019
    • Operates 2x/week with roundtrips on Thursday and Sunday
    • One-way fares start as low as $69*

From Providence (PVD)

  • Nonstop service to McCarran International Airport (LAS)
    • Service starts September 5, 2019
    • Operates 5x/week initially with roundtrips Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
    • One-way fares start as low as $139*
  • Nonstop service to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
    • Service starts September 6, 2019
    • Operations 3x/week with roundtrips on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
    • One-way fares start as low as $89*

From Portland (PDX)

  • Nonstop service to San Diego International Airport (SAN)
    • Service starts October 3, 2019
    • Operates 2x/week with roundtrips on Thursday and Sunday with service moving to 4x/week on November 10 with the addition of Monday and Wednesday
    • One-way fares start as low as $79*

From San Antonio (SAT)

  • Nonstop service to McCarran International Airport (LAS)
    • Service starts September 5, 2019
    • Operates 4x/week with roundtrips on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
    • One-way fares start as low as $69*

From St. Louis (STL)

  • Nonstop service to McCarran International Airport (LAS)
    • Service starts September 5, 2019
    • Operates 2x/week with roundtrips on Thursday and Sunday
    • One-way fares start as low as $79*

Top Copyright Photo: Sun Country Airlines Boeing 737-83N WL N861AM (msn 30706) YYC (Chris Sands). Image: 946051.

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Sun Country announces two new routes to Gulfport/Biloxi

Sun Country Airlines Boeing 737-83N WL N861AM (msn 30706) DFW (Brian Peters). Image: 945805.

Sun Country Airlines has announced the addition of two new seasonal routes to Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, Florida.

The new seasonal service to Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) will include:

  • Nonstop service to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
    • Service starts July 19, 2019
    • Operates 2x/week on Monday and Friday
    • One-way fares start as low as $59*
  • Nonstop service to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)
    • Service starts July 19, 2019
    • Operates 2x/week on Monday and Friday
    • One-way fares start as low as $59*

Sun Country has experienced record growth over the past year and recently announced the largest network expansion in company history. The airline first added new routes beyond its home base of Minneapolis/St. Paul in June 2018, bringing on service from Dallas/Fort Worth, Madison, Wisconsin, Portland, Oregon and St. Louis, which brought the network at the time from 53 to 64 nonstop routes. Nashville, Tennessee was added in August 2018, and the airline now operates a total of 87 routes across 52 airports, which marks a nearly 40 percent growth in routes since June 2018.

Top Copyright Photo: Sun Country Airlines Boeing 737-83N WL N861AM (msn 30706) DFW (Brian Peters). Image: 945805.

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